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Social Worker/ Senior Social worker -Children with Disabilities

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Children In Need, Children With Disabilities
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Warwickshire
Salary:
£32,234 to £36,922 per annum
Salary Description:
£32234 - £36922 per annum
Posted:
09/11/2021
Job Ref:
LO-147698

Social Worker/ Senior Social worker - Children with Disabilities Team - Warwickshire - £32,234 to £36,922 per annum

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting a Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker to join the Children with Disabilities Team based in Warwickshire.

The successful Senior Social Worker should have previous knowledge of working with Children with Disabilities, challenging behaviours, and transition cases.

Benefits of this Social Worker/Senior Social Worker role include:

* Progression
* Specific training towards SWE included
* Flexible working arrangements available

Duties of this Social Worker/Senior Social Worker role include:

* To work within a Resilience framework, to provide a comprehensive and effective integrated social work service, which responds at a higher level in complex situations to the needs of children and their families in a timely manner, within statutory guidelines and the statutory obligations of the council.
* Have the skills and ability to practice at a higher level which includes deputising for the line manager in circumstances where the line manager is not available or they are delegate to act in a line management position by the designated Head of Service.
* To take a lead role in a specialist area of work as directed by the departmental policies and procedures.
* Demonstrate expert and effective practice in complex situations; and be able to assess and manage higher levels of risk in their own and that of other less experienced social workers.
* To assess, plan, implement and evaluate safeguarding and permanence measures at a high level of complexity within their own cases and support and mentor less experienced social workers; to ensure all children are given the opportunity to reach their full potential.
* Work to a structured time management practice; submitting reports, assessments and plans within regulated timescales.

Essential requirements of this Social Worker/Senior Social Worker role include:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

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Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 167 6799
Contact: Leah Owen

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